NAMPA, Idaho (AP) - Two Canyon County sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded while trying to locate a suspect wanted for an earlier crime in Caldwell. The suspect later shot himself.
Canyon County officials say one of the deputies was hospitalized in serious condition Wednesday while a second officer was treated for minor injuries and released. The condition of the suspect was not immediately known.
The 27-year-old man shot at the deputies trying to apprehend him west of Caldwell at about 11 p.m. Tuesday. He was cornered in a garage at about 3 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say he shot himself when officers with a SWAT team confronted him.
The Canyon County Critical Incident Task Force is investigating, along with the Nampa Police Department.
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